Tag: parliamentary seats
DAP youth and others must realise Pakatan Harapan won power largely due to the support of voters who are not card-carrying members of political parties, says lawyer Muhammad Rafique Rashid Ali .
Pakatan Harapan's earlier bid to register as a coalition was stymied after the RoS cited problems with DAP and PPBM.
Denison Jayasooria of UKM says BN is sure to retain three parliamentary seats while the opposition will retain seven, with the others uncertain.
The full list of candidates, which includes four women, two youth and seven former Umno veterans, will be announced on April 19.
Most of the seats are on the mainland, PRM president Ariffin Salimon announced today.
This is more than the eight parliamentary and 31 state seats it contested in GE13.
Sabah Law Society president Brenndon Keith Soh says the exclusion of the 13 new seats will not invalidate the state election for the existing 60 seats during GE14.
If not out within a week, the electoral roll should be available at latest on nomination day.
Amanah president says aside from Sabah, parliamentary seat negotiations have concluded, and as for state seats, only Selangor remains at a 'final tuning' stage.
The socialist party is targetting to contest 30 state seats, as it attempts to make a comeback after a long political hiatus, and calls on Penangites to support them.
He says PAS is out of touch with burden people have to carry.
PPBM vice-president Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman says there is a high chance of the PPBM chairman contesting in GE 14 as he is the ‘torch bearer’ for the opposition.
Mohamad Sabu, Khalid Samad and Hanipa Maidin are among the names proposed by Selangor Amanah in what are likely to be three-cornered fights in the state.
PH chief secretary Saifuddin Abdullah says the coalition is now moving into the second stage of negotiations, focusing on state seats.
Johor PAS commissioner Abdullah Husin says the party has identified the seats but will not reveal them yet.
Saying PAS could also win five states, the PAS Youth chief adds that if the party comes to power it will push for more shariah enactments.
Parti Rakyat Sarawak deputy president Joseph Entulu Belaun says a big win will give Sarawak the needed strength to negotiate for the devolution of powers from the federal government to the state government.
Deputy Prime Minister says BN needs a more systematic strategy to win over voters in Felda schemes.
The bulk of the seats with proposed name changes are in Opposition-held Selangor.
However, certain parliamentary and state constituencies will undergo name changes and amendments, it says.
Surveys and popularity polls should be viewed with a big pinch of salt.
The Julau MP says only his name has been submitted to the prime minister for his consideration to defend the parliamentary seat.
The disagreement between DAP and PKR was the main snag in the allocation of parliamentary seats for the coming general election.
Pandering to Rosmah Mansor's vanity, Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud is hoping, she will 'call' for joint polls.